To continue these high-tech triumphs, the Qwest Foundation announced that
· The Qwest Teachers & Technology grant program will award grants of approximately $5,000 each to
· The Qwest Teachers & Technology grants will be awarded to teachers through a competitive process administered by the Public Education & Business Coalition.
&am7pt "Times New Roman""> Pre-K through 12th-grade teachers with ideas to use technology in the classroom to engage students, enhance student performance and prepare them for life in a technologically advanced world are eligible to apply.
· The grant application deadline is March 4, 2010; educators may learn more about the project and download applications at http://www.qwest.com/coloradoteachers. The funds may be used to purchase supplies or to support professional development needs; funds may not be used to pay salaries or stipends.
Chuck Ward, Qwest president of
“In the midst of budget cuts, teachers are struggling to bring new technology and engaging programs to their students – that’s where Qwest’s Teachers & Technology program comes in. The Qwest Foundation knows how important it is to get students comfortable with new technology and its applications, and this program lets teachers do just that.”
Rosann Ward, president of PEBC
“It’s always important for teachers to have access to funding to bring special ideas and new projects to their students, and in this economically challenging climate, it’s even more essential. These grants will be instrumental in bringing new technologies into
· Learn more about the project, and download applications at http://www.qwest.com/coloradoteachers.
· For a list of eligible districts, visit: http://www.pebc.org/page.php?id=59.
· See photos of past winners on Facebook.
About the Qwest Foundation
The Qwest Foundation's core principle is that investing in people and communities provides lasting value for the future. The Qwest Foundation awards grants to community-based programs that generate high-impact and measurable results, focusing on pre-K through grade 12 education.
About the Public Educati
Public Education & Business Coalition is a Colorado-based n
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